Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Chemical laboratory

Contact: assist. prof. Sunčana Smokvina Hanza ; assist. prof. Dario Iljkić

Purpose of the laboratory:

Electrochemical corrosion testing and other tests of materials for the purpose of assessing the corrosion resistance of materials, for the purpose of teaching and scientific research.

 

List of laboratory equipment:

Potentiostat Parstat 2263

Device for electrochemical corrosion investigations with scanning range of +10 V and 200 mA current capabilities.

 

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Ultrasonic cleaner ASonic PRO 50

Ultrasonic cleaner with power of 120W and 40kHz ultrasonic frequency with heating and 5 l capacity.

 

 

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Pinhole detector Elcometer 270

Pinhole detector which utilises the wet sponge technique.

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Glossmeter Elcometer 480

Small, precise and reliable device for gloss measurements. Capable for 3 up to 10 readings per second in multiple angles; 20°, 60°and 85°. u sekundi, pod kutovima od 20°, 60° i 85°.

 

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Variable impact tester Elcometer 1615

Device for evaluating the resistance of a coating to impact (elongation, cracking or peeling) with 10 settings of impact depth, between 2 mm up to 15 mm.

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Cross hatch cutter Elcometer 107

Device for cross hatch tests of adhesion of thin or thick coatings on all surfaces. An ideal field or laboratory test.

 

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Coating thickness gauge Elcometer 456

Device for reliable and accurate coating thickness measurements.

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Dewpoint meter Elcometer 319

Device for measurements of relative humidity, air temperature, surface temperature, dewpoint temperature, difference between surface temperature and dewpoint.

 

 

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Digital surface profile gauge Elcometer 224

Device for digital measurements of profile on either flat or curved surfaces.

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Bresle salt kit Elcometer 138

Device for measurement of surface contamination to ensure the quality of the coating.

 

 

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Automatic pull-off adhesion gauge Elcometer 510

Device for automatic adhesion measurements using an automated hydraulic pump. Smooth load application up to 100 MPa.

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Surface comparators Elcometer 125

Surface comparators which allow estimation of surface profile of either grit or shot blasted surfaces.

 

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Hot plate IKA C-MAG HP 10

Hot plate for heating of baths for application of coating with possibility of precise temperature regulation up to maximum of 550 °C.

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Analytical scale Mettler Toledo JP703C

Analytical scale for precise weight measurements up to 140 g in steps of 0,0001 g.

 

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Coating thickness gauge MiniTest 745

Device for non-destructive coating thickness measurement. Applicable for coatings of thickness up to 15 mm.

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